All posts by The Riz

  • Interview – Ten Minute Detour

    Photo Supplied by PR Recently I had the opportunity to listen to Ten Minute Detour’s sophomore album Common Pleasure and ask lead man, Andrew Shier...

  • Sasktel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival announces Free Programming and Presale Groove Series tickets

    The SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival is proud to announce over 65 free shows during the 10-day SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival, June 22nd to July 1st, 2018....

  • Review – Cancer Bats

    Album: The Spark That Moves Release Date: April 20, 2018 Gener: “With a name like Cancer Bats, it has to be good!” an advertising campaign Mason...

  • Interview – The Long War

    Photo Credit: Chad Gilmour Recently I had the opportunity to check out The Long War’s debut album Landscapes and ask them questions about their band,...

  • Review – Rosie and the Riveters

    Album: Ms. Behave Release Date:  April 6, 2018 Genre:  The Andrew Sisters Meets Pete Seeger One Line Review:  Saskatchewan sonic sirens Rosie and the Riveters...

  • SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Announces 2018 Ticketed Lineup

    Since 1987, one of the highlights of the Saskatoon festival and event circuit – and a must-see for any music lover at heart – is...

  • Review – Thompson Egbo-Egbo

    Album: A New Standard Release Date: January 19, 2018 Genre: Tastefully Traditional + Instrumental Art Rock + Mr. PC (Spider-Man) = Simply Cool Expertly Arranged Tunes...

  • The Whiskey Jerks to play The Bassment in Saskatoon on February 23rd

    As part of the Northern Soul Series, local old-school neo-country punks The Whiskey Jerks will be carousing up country chaos at The Bassment on Friday...

  • Review – Among Legends

    Album:   Some Days Release Date: December 7, 2017 Genre:  Truly Canadian Punk Rock, eh? Some Days by Among Legends One Line Review:  Self-proclaimed “Ontario Pop-Punk...

  • Review – Cousin Harley

    Album: Blue Smoke: the Music of Merle Travis Release Date: November 24, 2017 Genre: Rockabilly Tribute Album Royalty One Line Review:  With their sixth release...

  • Review – Maestro Fresh Wes

    Album: Coach Fresh Release Date: November 17, 2017 Genre: More Rap / Hip Hop Gold Than Flavor Flav’s Grill One Line Review:  The iconic “Godfather of...

  • Interview – Letters From Pluto

    Photo Credit: Tyler Blackwood Photography Recently I had the opportunity to send Letters From Pluto questions discussing her recent Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) nomination...

  • Review – Jay & Jo

    Album: Grounded and Light Release Date: July 27, 2017 Genre: Sophisticatedly Charming Roots/Folk/Country Download One Line Review:  Saskatchewan-based Jay & Jo offer an impressive debut with...

  • Review – Buffy Sainte-Marie

    Album: Medicine Songs Release Date:  November 10, 2017 Genre: Well-Crafted, Expertly Produced, Relevant Rebel Rock One Line Review:  In a career spanning over half a...